Behavioral Health

  • October 7, 2014

    N.J. residents have tough time finding psychiatrists who accept their insurance plans

    Getting an appointment with a psychiatrist in New Jersey is tough. It's something mental health advocates have been hearing about for some time, ...
  • October 6, 2014

    Drexel opens low-cost, mental health training clinic in West Philly

    Mental health services can be difficult to access even with insurance. "The most vulnerable populations are those low-income populations, whethe...
  • September 30, 2014

    Temple class guides participants through tough options for end-of-life care

    A recent Institute of Medicine report called "Dying in America" called for an overhaul of end-of-life health care in the U.S. It noted high ...
  • September 25, 2014 |  The Pulse

    When music becomes therapy for seniors with dementia, Alzheimer's and depression

    Music therapist Jerry O'Leary greeted his class at NewCourtland LIFE, a senior day center, with a promise to play some old favorites.
  • September 23, 2014

    Federal effort to reduce unnecessary antipsychotic use in nursing homes hits target

    A national effort to curb the prescription of unnecessary medications in nursing homes appears to be gaining traction.
  • September 22, 2014

    New Temple project sees medical crisis as catalyst for drug treatment

    Hospitals, especially in poor urban areas, tend to see a relatively small group of patients who are constantly in and out of their facility. To provi...
  • September 15, 2014 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Is aging harder for baby boomers?

    "When Did we Get So Old?" That's the headline of a recent New York Times article by Michele Willens that examines the aging angst of th...
  • September 12, 2014

    Suicide prevention signs in SEPTA stations part of attitude shift, advocates say

    SEPTA and Montgomery County Emergency Services, a mental health services provider, have launched a program to put National Suicide Prevention Lifeline...
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